The Covid-19 caseload of the country currently stands at 10,916,589 while the active caseload is 1,39,637. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)
The Covid-19 caseload of the country currently stands at 10,916,589 while the active caseload is 1,39,637. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)
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Highlights: Maharashtra reports 3,663 fresh cases of Covid-19

Globally, the disease has infected 109,134,308, as per the John Hopkins University coronavirus tracker.
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 11:40 PM IST

Several states have started administration of the second dose of coronavirus vaccines to beneficiaries who have completed 28 days from the receipt of the first dose. However, the second round is witnessing a lower than expected turnout due to the technical glitches in the Co-Win app. Many healthcare workers have complained that they did not receive any notification on their devices about the second shot.

The Covid-19 caseload of the country currently stands at 10,916,589 while the active caseload is 1,39,637. 18 states and union territories (UTs) reported zero Covid-19 fatalities on Monday, as per the health ministry data.

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Globally, the disease has infected 109,134,308, as per the John Hopkins University coronavirus tracker. The South Korea government has also reached a deal to get more coronavirus vaccines for their 23 million people. 20 million Novavax vaccines and 3 million Pfizer shots will be supplied to the country. Australia's medical regulator has also granted provisional approval to AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. AstraZeneca is the second vaccine to get the approval in the country after Pfizer. The World Health Organization had also granted emergency use approval to two versions of Covid-19 vaccines developed by AstraZeneca. These shots will be rolled out globally through WHO's vaccine equity programme COVAX.

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